This is a free add-on workshop on Tuesday afternoon that can be registered for alone or in combination with conference tickets. Register here.
NOTE: LIMITED REGISTRATION. The Future of Robot-Assisted Nursing workshop has limited seating. Please register early if you want to secure your spot for this workshop.
Workshop 3: The Future of Robot-Assisted Nursing
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
10:45am – 2:50pm
BRC Room 280
Workshop includes lunch. Limited spots available.
The U.S. is experiencing a dire nursing shortage, which is projected to worsen in this decade. Artificial intelligence and robotic technologies are actively being developed to address the challenges arising from this shortage. Through invited talks from experts in robotics, nursing, and future of work, this workshop will discuss the current status of robot-assisted nursing as well as future opportunities and challenges. This workshop is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program.
10:30am – 10:45am
10:45am – 11:00am
Vaibhav Unhelkar — Assistant Professor, Rice University
Robotics and the Impact on Nursing Care, Associated Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Robotic Applications
11:00am – 11:30am
Mari Tietze, Ph.D., RN — Professor, The University of Texas at Arlington
Addison Clark — Ph.D. Student, The University of Texas at Arlington
Susan McBride, Ph.D., RN — Associate Dean of Research, The University of Texas at Tyler
Cognitive and Socially Assistive Robots for People with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
11:30am – 12:00pm
Laurel Riek, Ph.D — Professor, University of California San Diego
12:00pm – 12:10pm
12:10pm – 1:00pm
The Empowered Nurse: Working at the Top of Your License with Robotics & AI
1:00pm – 1:30pm
Victor H.S. Wang — CEO, care.coach
ARNA: The Adaptive Robot Nursing Assistant for Hospital Walking and Sitting
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Dan Popa, Ph.D — Professor, University of Louisville
Using Complexity Science as a Framework to Approach Nursing Robotics
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Katherine Wuestney, BSN, RN — Graduate Research Assistant, Washington State University
2:30pm – 2:50pm
Shannan K. Hamlin, Ph.D., RN — Director, Center for Nursing Research, Education and Practice, Houston Methodist